UPDATED – Flood warning no longer in place 1100hrs 18th Jan 2018
A meeting taking place on 3rd July will receive an update report on the progress made in reducing flooding risks in York.
The flooding in late December 2015 followed an intense period of rainfall across November and December due to the impacts of Storms Desmond and Eva.
Record river levels were observed in many river catchments across the north of England. More than 4000 homes and 2000 businesses flooded across Yorkshire with 453 properties and 174 businesses flooded in York.
Funding was allocated to the Environment Agency (EA) following the floods to renew existing and provide new flood defences across the city.
£17m has been allocated to the Foss Barrier improvements and £45m to the wider flood defences across the city.
The Environment Agency has provided a summary report for the meeting and also an analysis of options for changes to Naburn Weir